Cooperative Competition

Cooperative Competition

A term referring to the benefits two or more companies experience while competing with each other for customers or markets. The term may be used ironically since it is, at first glance, an oxymoron.
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From contributing spare parts to providing insight from their own experience, everyone works together in the spirit of cooperative competition.
Joe, more than anyone, embodies the attitude of spirited but cooperative competition.
Anchored on the idea that federalism - under the Concom's proposal - promotes distribution of power to the regions, he said that transferring certain taxes to the regions could promote 'cooperative competition.'
According to Generoso, bayanihan federalism simply meant that "no province, no city will stand alone or be left behind" as it promotes the spirit of cooperative competition or "coopetition."
These action plans should begin a process of cooperative competition within the clusters to bring advances of scale, interconnection and cooperation.
These terms imply cooperative competition at inter-organisational levels.
She reviews research and thinking about literacies and the layered literacies framework, which involves participation, agency, active spectatorship and apprenticeship, cooperative competition, and reflection.
I'm calling it the age of "coopetition." Think of it as cooperative competition. I didn't coin the phrase, but we're no longer doing business the way we did even one year ago.
Thematically and topically, it addresses governance, entrepreneurship, family business, multinational enterprises, strategic alliances, innovation and technology management, mergers and acquisitions, business-model competition, trust-based strategies, the bridge between finance and strategy, the relationship between ownership structure and strategy, and "coopetition" (i.e., cooperative competition) strategy and impact on business practice.
Obama's virage (bend, turn), if it succeeds in fulfilling its hopes, would considerably enrich the results already acquired, because it would render more purposeful the most powerful state today, with good chances to engage a cooperative competition with the superpower of tomorrow: China.
"If there was any one object riding over every other in the adoption of the constitution, it was to keep the commercial intercourse among the States free from all invidious and partial restraints." (18) It is no understatement to aver that "the Union would be imperiled if" federal courts could not invalidate "the laws of the several States." (19) It would be very surprising indeed if the internal competition policy of the United States--as expressed across two centuries of constitutional doctrines concerning the interstate economy and one century of statutory antitrust law at the federal level--shed no light whatsoever on the vertical dimension of cooperative competition policy.
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